27 Apr 2020

Back to Normal

I have lived in Africa through the height of the HIV pandemic.  In Sub-Saharan Africa alone, approx. 25% of the population were infected with HIV and over 1 million people

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24 Apr 2020

No More Faking Fine – Book Review

No More Faking Fine by Esther Fleece Many of us have the misconception that if we just push hard enough, smile long enough, speak glowing phrases enough, that we will

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24 Apr 2020

Lament: Trust

We are continuing the Roadmap to Lament.  Here is the final step (We are breaking down the 5 steps of the Roadmap to Lament over this series.  We want to

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23 Apr 2020

Lament: Complain and seek

We are continuing the Roadmap to Lament.  Here are the next two steps (We are breaking down the 5 steps  of the Roadmap to Lament over this series.  We want

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22 Apr 2020

The Garden of Faith – Devotional Series

Keep your eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in. Hebrews 12:2a (MSG)  The seasons of our lives are marked by beginning and ending cycles. The

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22 Apr 2020

Lament: Roadmap to Lament

The ears of the Lord are always tuned to the suffering and laments of his people. Moses, leader of the Children of Israel, heard the Lord’s call to take His

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21 Apr 2020

Lament: WHAT IS THE DISCIPLINE OF LAMENT?

We live in a society that spends a great deal of time and attention on the idea of avoiding pain.  The most profound proof of this is the multi-billion-dollar pain-killer

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19 Apr 2020

Sacred Chaos – Book Review

SACRED CHAOS by Tricia McCary Rhodes The idea of being spiritually disciplined interests and terrifies us at the same time. We know that some of these ancient rhythms have passed

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19 Apr 2020

Cultivate Sneak Peek

Are you looking for community in the midst of quarantine? Are you interested in learning how to develop your spiritual life in the middle of your hectic life?  Want to

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15 Apr 2020

Our Daily Routine – Devotional Series

In our continuing journey through what my 11 year old grandchildren now call, “ the corona” we are still distanced from our usual routine of life and work. The quick spread

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13 Apr 2020

A Song for the Road Back

Deuteronomy 31-32 It’s 2001, all over again. No, not exactly. But, the fear, the uncertainty about what’s going to happen next, the concern about our loved ones?  They’re much the

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10 Apr 2020

A conversation with Jesus…on the cross

Jesus dying on the cross for our sins was not only an ultimate sacrifice but a life-giving gift to us. Because man (humanity) during that time couldn’t accept changing their

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